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A water sector assessment report on the countries of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (Inglês)

The main objective of the Water Sector Review in the member countries the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) is to (1) conduct a diagnosis of the current situation of the water sector, identify issues in the GCC region, evaluate the GCC governments' current water policies, and propose recommendations for improved Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Phase I of the study; (2) present key findings and recommendations at the GCC Water Conference in Bahrain, September 19-20, 2005, where Government officials, academic specialists and technical experts from the region would provide inputs to this study; and (3) if amenable to the GCC governments, conduct Phase II of the study to develop specific policies and action plans for more sustainable water resources management in individual GCC states.

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    Oriente Médio e Norte da África,

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    Oriente Médio e Norte da África,

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    A water sector assessment report on the countries of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf

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